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Tbilisi-Kars Railway will Give New Impetus to Development of Tourism

The start of passenger transportation through the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) transport corridor will give new impetus to the development of tourism in Azerbaijan, national secretary of Azerbaijan in TRACECA and expert in transport and logistics Akif Mustafayev told Trend.az. According to the expert, passenger transportation by BTK, the beginning of which …

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First Passenger Train Arrives in Georgia by Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway

First passenger train launched by the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway arrived in Georgia, Trend reports citing Georgian media. The passenger train of the Swiss company Stadler launched by BTK in test mode. The train belongs to “Azerbaijan Railways”. A few days ago the train arrived in Istanbul from Switzerland. From Turkey, the train …

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Swiss Stadler reveals time of delivering cars to Azerbaijan for BTK

Stadler to President Cars for BTK Railway in September

Swiss Stadler Rail Group will deliver the first batch of cars to Azerbaijan for the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway in March 2019, Matthias Stöhr, sales director for Caucasus, Russia, Ukraine at the company told Trend. “The cars are now in the stage of final assembly. One car is already finished and …

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Bulgaria Discussed Plans of Goods Transportation via BTK

Stadler to President Cars for BTK Railway in September

Bulgaria plans to transport agricultural products, petroleum and chemical products and other goods via the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK), Trend learned from Bulgarian Transport Ministry. “Bulgaria is located on traditional trade routes between Europe and Asia with a relatively well-developed transport network, having a very good bilateral and multilateral cooperation with its …

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BTK to Shorten Transportation Time between China, Europe

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The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) route within the framework of the Silk Road will ensure the economic growth of the whole region, reducing the time of transportation between China and Europe by about 15 days. The BTK railway will ensure the economic growth of the whole region of the Caspian and Black …

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Passengers will be able to take BTK Train from 2019

Passengers will be able to use the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars rail line from 2019 according to the head of Azerbaijan Railway, Javed Gurbanov. He said passenger operations will start once the railway receives its order of Stadler trains. ”I met with Stadler representatives, they clarified that trains will be ready by the …

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PM: BTK Project Changed Transport Map of Georgia

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The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway project has changed the transport map of Georgia, Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili said. He made the remarks addressing the ‘Strategic Outlook: Eurasia’ panel at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Jan.23. Kvirikashvili said that the international projects being implemented and the geographic location of Georgia …

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Turkey Sends First Train to Azerbaijan via BTK Railway

The first train will be sent today from Turkey to Azerbaijan via the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway, the Turkish media reported Nov. 28. Reportedly, the train will arrive in Baku within 96 hours. The first freight train was sent via the new BTK railway from Kazakhstan’s Kokshetau on October 24. The …

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Giorgi Kvirikashvili – BTK to Change Existing Economic Realities

The opening of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway is the best example of successful implementation of joint strategic projects, said Georgian Prime Minister Georgi Kvirikashvili addressing the official opening ceremony of the BTK railway in Baku Oct. 30, Trend.az reports. He said that the participation of high-level officials from different countries in …

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Turkish Envoy to Georgia Talks BTK, South Caucasus Pipeline

Turkish Ambassador to Georgia Zeki Levent Gumrukcu in an interview with Georgian First Channel (1TV) said implementation of significant economic projects will be completed in the region in 2017-2018, Georgia Online reported. The ambassador spoke about the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway and the expansion of the South Caucasus Pipeline. “On October …

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Erdogan: Opening of Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway is an Important Event

The opening of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway on October 30 in Baku is an important event, Turkish media cited the country’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, trend reported. Erdogan said that from the very beginning he believed in the importance of implementing that project. The BTK railway has been constructed on …

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Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway To Come Online

The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway will come online this month, according to an announcement made by Turkey’s Minister of Transport, Maritime and Communications on October 7. “We will complete the project at the end of this month and start commercial service. Authorities from all three countries are working together,” Ahmet Arslan …

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